Posted Apr 01, 2013 08:50 am CDT
50.7 months—or almost 11 percent of a 40-year career—is how long the average physician spends with an unresolved, open malpractice claim.
Source: Health Affairs, January 2013.
In 2012, equity partners in large law firms reported an average compensation of $896,000 while nonequity partners reported earning an average compensation of $335,000.
Source: Major, Lindsey & Africa’s 2012 Partner Compensation Survey.
News about law firm layoffs in the U.K. and Australia suggest that “2013 is going to be a tough year for lawyers,” says the FinancialPost.com.
It’s been less than six months since Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, but Philadelphia-based Duane Morris has formed a Superstorm Sandy practice group to assist clients with recovery efforts in the aftermath of the storm.
Researchers at Yale University found that defendants’ body weight and gender can influence jurors’ perceptions of guilt and responsibility. A recent Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity study found that obese women were more likely to be seen as guilty than were normal-weight women or men or obese men.